Turkey Meatballs

Turkey Meatballs

Our family loves these turkey meatballs served over squash with a side salad



  • 2 lbs ground turkey
  • 1/2 medium onion, diced
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrot
  • 1 ( 126 ml) jar tomato paste
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • olive oil


  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl and let marinate for at least 4 hours in the fridge
  2. Form into 1 inch meatballs
  3. Cook in a pan over medium heat in a little olive oil turning often, cook for about 15 minutes until done
  4. Serve over rice, spaghetti or acorn squash

Original Recipe by Shirley Plant


About the Author

Written by: Shirley Plant
Shirley Plant is a nutritionist and the author of Finally… Food I Can Eat, a dietary guide and cookbook for people with food allergies, and those looking for healthy, tasty recipes. Shirley offers dietary counselling and menu planning through Delicious Alternatives.

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